Observation of B0 → ψ(2S)K0Sπ+π− and B0S → ψ(2S)K0S decays

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Tumasyan A., Adam W., Andrejkovic J., Bergauer T., Chatterjee S., Damanakis K., ...More

European Physical Journal C, vol.82, no.5, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 82 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-022-10315-y
  • Journal Name: European Physical Journal C
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Aerospace Database, Chemical Abstracts Core, Communication Abstracts, INSPEC, zbMATH, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


© 2022, The Author(s).Using a data sample of s=13TeV proton-proton collisions collected by the CMS experiment at the LHC in 2017 and 2018 with an integrated luminosity of 103fb-1, the Bs0→ψ(2S)KS0 and B0→ψ(2S)KS0π+π- decays are observed with significances exceeding 5 standard deviations. The resulting branching fraction ratios, measured for the first time, correspond to B(Bs0→ψ(2S)KS0)/B(B0→ψ(2S)KS0)=(3.33±0.69(stat)±0.11(syst)±0.34(fs/fd))×10-2 and B(B0→ψ(2S)KS0π+π-)/B(B0→ψ(2S)KS0)=0.480±0.013(stat)±0.032(syst), where the last uncertainty in the first ratio is related to the uncertainty in the ratio of production cross sections of Bs0 and B mesons, fs/ fd.